Category: Caryl Rivers

When Wall Street Needs Scapegoats, Women Beware

November 3rd, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

We all applaud when we hear that a woman has been given a great opportunity to head a major company…

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The New Soft War On Women: No Credit Where It’s Due

October 16th, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, WBUR 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

A 36-year-old female media manager and two female colleagues created a huge and profitable news-gathering database system…

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You can’t work and watch the kids too

September 30th, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Los Angeles Times, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

It’s back-to-school time and parents’ worries abound…

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50th Anniversary of “The Feminine Mystique”

March 12th, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Virginia Sapiro, WBUR 0 comments

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Virginia Sapiro, College of Arts & Sciences
Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

This week we feature a panel discussion presented by the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s book “The Feminine Mystique.”…

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My Brother Was A Victim Of Clergy Sexual Abuse

March 8th, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, WBUR 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

Over the past two decades, the vast clergy sex abuse scandal has left the Catholic Church morally and economically devastated. It left my family devastated as well and caused more pain than I ever could have imagined…

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‘Feminine Mystique’ At 50: If Betty Friedan Could See Us Now

February 20th, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, WBUR 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

The 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s groundbreaking book, “The Feminine Mystique,” is being heralded in talks, panels and speeches across the nation…

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Ode To The Old Grand Old Party

November 21st, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

More than a half century ago, in the waning days of Jim Crow, Sen. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina was a leading voice for the notion that if the South lost segregation, the apocalypse would be upon us…

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Female Hormones: A Dangerous Myth Persists

October 12th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, WBUR 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

With the Middle East in turmoil, the economy sluggish and the nation facing a fiscal cliff, who would have thought that female hormones would become a big deal?…

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Beneath The Bondage, Harmful Effects

September 21st, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

Romance is on the rise these days — thanks in part to new technologies…

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Book and tributes mark centenary of Julia Child’s birth

August 12th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

Eight years after Julia Child died, the books and tributes keep coming…

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